THE DR. RUFUS STOKES FOUNDATION, named after the scientist and inventor Father of Global HeavyLift Holdings, Inc. Managing Director Myron D. Stokes, has now been registered in the State of Florida as a Non-Profit entity.
In support for the on-going "Afghanistan Emergency Airlift" of indefinite duration in conjunction with Global HeavyLift Holdings and its partner organizations Kalitta Air, DHL UK/Bahrain/Bagram, AviaPartner, Fast Forward Freight Belgium, The Stokes Foundation will act as a mission completion, mission coordination, air transportation logistics and platform for funds and other resources to be distributed to tax exempt partner organizations like Development Human Services Afghanistan (DHSA) KEIHAN Foundation (Netherlands) British Afghan Women's Society (BAWS) Jobs For Afghans and others.
As of right now, three emergency airlift missions have been completed with over 10 tons of relief goods inclusive of warm clothes, food, medicine and hospital equipment since March 2012. A fourth mission is underway, with a goal of delivering up to 40 tons of relief goods including medicine, medical Equipment and construction tools sought within the Netherlands, UK, US, Asia and Middle-East as Afghan refugees face another long winter.